#StagingEmotions: spectacular lighting, music and emotions!
As the official lighting partner of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), we had already given excellent support to the mega show business event in 2015 in Vienna and in 2016 in Stockholm. As a powerful company for modern, digital lighting technology, OSRAM was continuing the successful cooperation this year in Kyiv.
The capital of the Ukraine was staging the competition for the second time, having done so back in 2005. This year’s ESC slogan was “Celebrate Diversity” and ran through all aspects of the event. It built on last year’s slogan of “Come Together” and focused on diversity as an essential part of the Eurovision set of values.
The Organizers considered it important once again this year to highlight the things all the participating countries have in common, and at the same time celebrate their special differences with fantastic music. The aim was to turn the show into a unique combination of culture, technology and creativity.
True to the slogan of “Staging Emotion”, OSRAM helped create a spectacular stage for the participants from 43 countries during the semi-finals and the final. Hosting the show was the Ukrainian trio of Timur Miroshnychenko, Volodymyr Ostapchuk and Oleksandr Skichko.
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